Basque Provinces

Basque′ Prov′inces
n. pl.
geg a region in N Spain, on the Bay of Biscay

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Basque Provinces — a region in N Spain, bordering on the Bay of Biscay. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Basque Country — The region comprising three provinces in N Spain, on the Bay of Biscay, inhabited by Basques: 2,803 sq mi (7,260 sq km); pop. 2,104,000: also called Basque Provinces * * * I French Pays Basque Cultural region, extreme southwestern France. It… …   Universalium

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  • Basque Country — The region comprising three provinces in N Spain, on the Bay of Biscay, inhabited by Basques: 2,803 sq mi (7,260 sq km); pop. 2,104,000: also called Basque Provinces …   English World dictionary

  • Basque Country (autonomous community) — For the traditional overall Basque domain, see Basque Country (greater region). For the French part (also named Pays Basque) see Northern Basque Country. Basque Country Euskadi (Basque)1 País Vasco …   Wikipedia

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